Growing Cultures at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

CLAY Museum are revisiting the popular Growing Cultures clay workshop for Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

Growing Cultures at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

About this event

Starts: Monday 11 November 2019 10:00 AM

Ends: Friday 15 November 2019 3:00 PM

At: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, City Centre, Staffordshire, ST1 3DW

Organised by: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, in partnership with the British Ceramics Biennial, are offering Secondary Schools another opportunity to take part in our popular Growing Cultures workshops for free.

Your students will get a chance to learn about the history of antibiotics and how Stoke-on-Trent played a vital role in the mass production of penicillin. In addition, there will be key links to the curriculum as we explore the different nature of bacteria and antibiotics through hands-on clay workshops, how ceramics has played a vital role in the development of hygiene, and how objects in the museum’s collection can tell us about the different approaches to health and disease prevention in the past.

Monday 11 November to Friday 15 November. The times for these workshops are from 10am until 3pm.

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Museum Education

Museum Education

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery.
Discover the history of The Potteries including the world's greatest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, decorative arts and natural science.
See items from the Staffordshire Hoard and visit the museum café and shop.
FREE entry - Donations welcome
Open: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm

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